Abandoned as children, women in Harare are now teaching one another to fight for their futures.
Older antibiotic staples are no longer moneymakers. But as modern bugs evolve to outwit them, very few new drugs are ready to take their place.
General anaesthetic is supposed to make surgery painless. Now there’s evidence that one person in 20 may be awake when doctors think they’re under.
Autistic children experience the world differently, but this doesn’t stop them from learning.
Does sex work legislation have an impact on violence and the spread of HIV? We follow two women who operate in opposite worlds to find out.
Botched births and infections can leave many babies with a life-long inheritance: Cerebral palsy. Many will be dependent on caregivers for...
For years, catching this drug-resistant bacteria meant painful treatment that risked your hearing and mental health. Now, that could be changing.
Could Zimbabwe's new Health Development Fund rescue the country's cash-strapped clinics and hospitals?
Could psychosocial programmes turn extremists into moderates?
When TB strikes, the fight to live can come at the cost of a way of life for the country's nomads. This could help ease the pain.
The process could transform manufacturing and help the 30 million people worldwide in need of artificial limbs and braces.
Take a look at the newest HIV treatment set to hit South Africa's shores in 2019.
For those with breast cancer, a mastectomy may seem like the best option. But Joanna Moorhead is glad she chose less extensive surgery.
Each year, millions will be bitten by venomous snakes and for many, antivenom will remain painfully out of reach. Discovering why...
State cancer patients have nowhere to turn, even if their cancer is treatable.
Find out which nordic nation radically cut teenage smoking, drinking and drug use and how they did it.